After reading Candide by voltaire, write a paper comparing the optimistic philosophy of Pangloss with the pessimism of Martin. Explain how Voltaire uses this contrast to challenge the assumptions of the Age of Reason. Note how Voltaire attacks philosophical reasoning generally, along with the irrationality of organized religion.
- Your response should be at least 760 words in length
- 80% original work with very few or only refrence the book